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How to Connect the Dots in Your Life

Updated: Oct 10, 2023

In order to truly connect the dots in life and find meaning, it is important to seek wholeness and divine guidance. This means addressing any brokenness within ourselves and striving to be whole. It also means seeking God's wisdom, understanding, and surrendering to His will.

Connecting the dots in life often requires faith, patience, and trust. Sometimes, God's plan may not align with our immediate desires, but it ultimately leads to a brighter future.

Dr. GreGory used the story of Jesus raising Jairus's daughter from the dead in the Gospel of Mark. When Jesus arrives at Jairus's house, he takes the little girl's hand and says, "Talitha cumi," which means "Little girl, I say to you, get up!" (Mark 5:41). Jesus is saying to her, "I am here for you. I love you. And I want you to live."

Pastor admonished us to refer to this story as a powerful reminder of God's power to transform our brokenness. Jesus' words are not just a command to rise from the dead. They are also a call to new life.

Connecting the dots in our lives is a journey of self-discovery, wholeness, and purpose. The problem is, we don't always see the dots. We get caught up in the day-to-day details of life, and we lose sight of the bigger picture. But if we take a step back and look at our lives from a different perspective, we can start to see the dots.

Here are a few tips for connecting the dots in your life:

  • Take some time to reflect on your past. What are some of the major events in your life? What have you learned from those experiences? How have they made you who you are today?

  • Think about your talents and abilities. What are you good at? What do you enjoy doing? How can you use your talents and abilities in God's kingdom?

  • Be open to God's leading. Ask God to help you see the dots in your life. Ask Him to help you understand His plan for you.

Remember Jesus' words to Jairus's daughter: "Talitha Cumi!"

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Amen. That was so insightful for me yesterday. I’m grateful to slow down a bit and move forward in God…connecting the dots. Not just moving randomly, but w/more purpose!

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